Vice President Boakai Hails the Late Prof. Mulbah

Tuesday, 22nd November 2011
Monrovia, Liberia - Liberia’s Vice President Joseph N. Boakai Sr. has hailed the fallen Chairman of the Mass Communications Department at the University of Liberia, Professor Joe W. Mulbah, noting that his demise is a big loss not only to the University of Liberia and the Journalism profession, but also to the nation.
 “Joe Mulbah’s death is a big loss because he served the country in various capacities. He made us proud as citizens of Lofa,” Vice President Boakai emphasized.
Vice President Boakai made the observation on Sunday, November 20 when he paid a courtesy on family members of the fallen Professor at his (Mulbah’s) Lower Johnsonville residence.
The Liberian Vice President expressed the hope the death of Professor Mulbah would serve to further unite the people of Lofa County which, he noted, comprises mainly of uncles, nephews and nieces.
He used the occasion to commend the people of Lofa County for the support they gave the Unity Party in the just-ended elections which resulted in the party’s re-election, and for the peaceful manner in which they have conducted themselves since the Unity Party-led government ascended to power.
‘Through your support, the Unity Party was able to make the strides it made during its first term in office,” Vice President Boakai re-emphasized.
The head of the family, Counselor LaveliSupuwood who met Vice President Boakai upon arrival, informed him that Professor Mulbah who died on November 11, will be buried on Friday, November 25 at the Duport Road Cemetery.
 According to Counselor Supuwood, the body of the fallen Professor will be removed from the St. Moses Funeral Parlors on Thursday, November 24  and taken first to the University of Liberia where he taught,for two hours, and then to the Effort Baptist Church on Weaver Street in Paynesville, for a night of wake-keeping.